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Mayday
June 29, 2017
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You are tired. Exhausted. Your bones are aching. Your muscles are sore. Your eyes are saltier than sea water but it’s three o’clock in the morning and you can’t sleep – for no reason other than sleep eludes you. You’ve done a yoga for sleep and relaxation routine. You’ve tried deep breathing. You’ve had two […]
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Expectations vs Hope: Could Shedding Your Expectations Improve Your Life?
March 30, 2017
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He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45 If the world worked the way we expected it to, we’d have a guy operating the sun like a steam engine, deciding who deserved the sun’s glory to shine upon them every […]
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The Real Reason You’re Always Running Late
March 25, 2017
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When you have a social engagement with someone and you call to ask where they are and they say, “I am en route,” they obviously haven’t even left, right? We all know that one person who continually arrives at the office late and disheveled, tie in one hand, a comb in the other – first […]
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5 Steps to Help You Deal with Disappointment Masterfully
February 24, 2017
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Have you ever been 100% certain that a situation would turn out a certain way and then it didn’t? It could be a test, interview or presentation you are sure you’ve aced, a prospective date you hope will call back, or a money deal you think will pan out. Then you get the call that […]
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5 Ways to Conquer your Ego’s Fear and Need for Control
February 8, 2017
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When we are driven by ego and fear, our natural disposition is to seek control over people and situations. Relationships are perfect ground for exerting such control whether consciously or unconsciously, because it is in relating with others that the ego feels most vulnerable to rejection and disapproval. So we tweak some details about ourselves […]
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5 Signs that your Ego is Controlling You
February 8, 2017
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Colloquially, the term ‘ego’ is used to refer to a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-worth. To put it simply, it is a person’s self-image – who they think they are and who they would like others to think they are. It is the part of us that drives us to dress, speak, walk and […]
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Self-handicapping: How it’s keeping you from your full potential
January 30, 2017
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I finally started on my new year’s fitness routine. I got an app that reminds me to drink water throughout the day and keeps a graph of how well I’m doing. I’m currently on the 20th percentile, meaning that I’m only managing to drink two out of the recommended eight glasses a day. It’s fairly hot […]
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John Milton the Blind Poet: An Inspirational Life Story
January 20, 2017
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John Milton was a great poet in the 1600s. He is most known for his epic poem Paradise Lost but not many people know the circumstances under which he wrote his most famous works. He was born in December of 1608 in London, England. He studied independently for six years in preparation for his career in […]
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4 Lies you’re telling yourself that are keeping you from success
January 20, 2017
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I just don’t have the time When it comes to self-growth this is probably the biggest lie you have been telling yourself. You enumerate all your responsibilities and conclude that self-growth belongs in the bottom pile. The irony is that self-growth is pivotal to the improvement of your life and the more effort you put […]
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Ludwig Van Beethoven, the Deaf Composer: An Inspirational Life Story
January 13, 2017
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Ludwig van Beethoven was a great pianist and composer in the 1700s and is still considered a musical genius to date. He was born in 1770 in Germany. He was raised by his alcoholic father who took to teaching him music in a rather brutal way. Often he would be flogged, locked in a cellar […]
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Achieve the life you want: 6 ways to beat procrastination in 2017
January 10, 2017
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I have been wanting to squeeze in a workout session since before Christmas. I promised myself that I’d steer clear of that holiday weight gain that sticks with you six months into the new year. I keep saying, “I’ll do it later in the afternoon or early tomorrow morning,” but as you know, tomorrow never […]
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What to do when you’re feeling left behind
December 23, 2016
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Your cousin is getting married, your best friend just had a baby and your classmate from campus just tweeted #GotMyDreamJob while you’re contemplating a career change. Even Bob from Accounting got a promotion. Meanwhile, your birthday is around the corner and you’re facing the very real possibility of celebrating it alone because that relationship you […]
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Is the Lifestyle Business for you?
December 16, 2016
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Where would you go, if you could work anywhere in the world? What would you do, if you could do anything in the world? Would you still pick that job you depend on so fervently for that end-of-month salary you despise but still can’t leave, anyway? I’m betting a lot of people will answer no […]
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3 Toxic Workplace Personalities You Should Totally Avoid
December 12, 2016
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Gossip Gabby She gabs a lot, probably works in the front office or the marketing department. She knows everything that’s going on in the company – who’s getting fired, who’s getting promoted, who drives the biggest car and who’s dating who in the office. She’s chatty with everyone, but loyal to no one. You’ll be […]
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4 Important Reasons to Start Reading Now
December 2, 2016
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You start to read the sentence and you even grasp the first few words but then your mind trails off. So much to do today…Then you remember yourself and start to read again. This time you make it mid paragraph before your phone chimes. Someone has updated an Instagram photo of themselves on holiday. It […]
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Parable Sunday: The Wise Farmer
September 25, 2016
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Once upon a time there was an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Perhaps,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned, bringing with it three other wild horses. […]
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7 Great Benefits of Music to your Mind, Body and Soul
August 12, 2016
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In 2012 a German artist called Bartholomaus Traubeck created a record player like device that translates tree rings into piano music. The device is aptly named Years, as the rings of trees tell years’ worth of stories including the tree’s age, natural events such as volcanic eruptions, forest fires, rainfall levels and even disease. These […]
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How to Find Yourself when you’re Feeling Lost
May 27, 2016
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We’ve all felt a raging disconnect at one point in our lives, that feeling of being cut off from yourself, the things you like and the people you love. Feeling lost comes with a muddling of the mind that leaves you unable to think clearly or find any direction at all. What makes it so […]
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Self-esteem: What your Inner Dialogue says about you
April 15, 2016
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Society has this tendency to reduce people to a single aspect about them instead of embracing their wholesomeness. We’ve all done it, and when it’s about us, we may have even bought into the idea that that’s all there is to us. Self-esteem is a person’s confidence in their own worth/value, beliefs and capabilities. However, […]
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The Universe and You
March 18, 2016
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You may have come to a point in your life when you’re wondering what your purpose in life is. What is your place in the universe? In the grand scheme of things, just where exactly do you stand? Here’s what you need to know. Everything in the world, is energy. If you’ve been to a […]